Economic Development

Storefront Improvement Areas

Category Economic Development
Agency City of Portland
Sub-Agency Technology
Date Released February 25, 2010
Date Updated February 21, 2010
Frequency As needed
Description

The Storefront Improvement Program is a major component of the city's revitalization efforts, providing cash grants and technical assistance to business and property owners in eligible neighborhoods. Recipients can use the support for a variety of improvements, ranging from repainting to purchase of new windows and awnings.

Agency Program City of Portland / Technology
Technical Documentation Storefront Improvement Areas (metadata)
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Signage & Lighting Improvement Program

Category Economic Development
Agency City of Portland
Sub-Agency PDC
Date Released January 1, 2006
Date Updated February 23, 2010
Frequency As needed
Description

The purpose of the Signage and Lighting Improvements Product (SLIP) is to provide additional incentives for retail businesses to invest in business signs and store window lighting to improve overall commercial facade appearance and refresh the appearance of the retail district.

Agency Program City of Portland / PDC
Technical Documentation Signage & Lighting Improvement Program (metadata)
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Development Opportunity Areas

Category Economic Development
Agency City of Portland
Sub-Agency PDC
Date Released January 1, 2006
Date Updated February 21, 2010
Frequency As needed
Description

The Development Opportunity Services (DOS) Program is applicable in some PDC urban renewal areas and target areas specified by the Bureau of Housing and Community Development. These are areas where strategies and plans are in place that meet PDC and citywide revitalization goals. Please refer to http://www.pdc.us/dev_serv/dos.asp to get more information about target areas.

Agency Program City of Portland / PDC
Technical Documentation Development Opportunity Areas (metadata)
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